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Jul 28th, 2021
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A aerial view of the Teedon Pit on Darby Road in Tiny Township From Orillia Matters, July 27, 2021 By Derek Howard ‘We’ve had too many proposals that have gone forward in Tiny that have contaminated the groundwater sources,’ says Anne Nahuis There is no water under the bridge so long as t...
Jul 23rd, 2021
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Kiss the Ground Movie Thursday, July 29 – 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET On Fire Drill Fridays Movie Nights we come together (virtually) to watch a film with themes of climate change and activism. Jane Fonda curates the films, and everyone is welcome to join the community chat during the screening and a Q&A m...
Jul 14th, 2021
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The proposed highway systems included in the Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe Jul 13, 2021 Earlier this month, the province released its Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.  Its purpose is to outline the future “vision” of what transportation planni...
Jul 11th, 2021
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Teedon Pit – Community Liaison Tour 2019 A Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Hearing is being held this month on Friday July 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM on the proposed expansion of the Teedon Pit by CRH Canada Inc. on French’s Hill in Tiny Township. They intend to remove gravel to a depth of 10 [&helli...
Jul 10th, 2021
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This is the proposed location for the Bradford Bypass, which would be built through the East Holland River shown here Read this article by Joel Wittnebel on The Pointer here: https://thepointer.com/article/2021-07-02/we-can-t-keep-doing-this-pc-government-speeds-ahead-with-bradford-bypass-advocates-s...
Jul 5th, 2021
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A sign at the site in Goldboro, N.S., of a proposed $13-billion liquefied natural gas plant. The company behind the project, Pieridae, has set June 30 as its deadline for whether to move forward. By Patrick Bonin, Climate & Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace Canada Following pressure from thousands of...
Jul 5th, 2021
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A word from donors Paul McKay and Mike Brigham By Angela Bischoff, Director and Jack Gibbons, Chair of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance “As safe energy advocates and green power project builders, we have long admired and supported the stellar campaigns of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance (OCAA) to ...
Jul 3rd, 2021
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The Elmvale Water Kiosk north of Elmvale, Springwater Township, Ontario. Special to the Globe and Mail July 2, 2021 By William Shotyk and Michael Powell William Shotyk and Michael Powell are professors in the department of renewable resources at the University of Alberta. The Village of Elmvale is a ...
Jun 24th, 2021
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This image of a massive tree being hauled north from Nanaimo, B.C., was shared online by Lorna Beecroft and sparked outrage from Japan to Denmark. [1] By Shane, Head of the Nature and Food, Greenpeace Canada A massive old-growth tree was caught on camera barrelling down a highway in Nanaimo, B.C. Wit...
Jun 17th, 2021
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Partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada helping conserve provincial wetlands June 16, 2021 Environment, Conservation and Parks ST. THOMAS — The Ontario government is partnering with Ducks Unlimited Canada to enhance and restore approximately 60 local wetlands across the province over the next year, a...